The FAA’s contingency plan for a government shutdown once again would cause its Oklahoma City aircraft registration office to shutter and put a halt to all but the most critical functions of its Aviation Safety (AVS) branch, a Department of Transportation (DOT) document shows. The plan, similar to the one followed during the 16-day shutdown in October 2013, calls for furloughing nearly 17,900 of the FAA’s 45,700 employees. The Air Traffic Organization would retain ...

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